Justin Verlander News

  • Tigers top Sox in 11, remain tied for 2nd WC

    Justin Verlander and Chris Sale pitched well enough to win on a perfect Labor Day afternoon Monday at U.S. Cellular Field. But they both settled for quality starts and no-decisions in the Tigers' 5-3 victory over the White Sox in 11 innings.

  • Verlander's foundation sponsors Veterans run

    Justin Verlander started his Wins for Warriors Foundation three years ago with his own money to help veterans adjust to life back home. Now his organization will be playing a big part in the city's Veterans Day festivities in November.

  • Tigers wins, not his K's, matter to Verlander

    It will mean more to Justin Verlander in the offseason, but right now, surpassing 200 strikeouts for the sixth time is just another number to the Tigers' veteran ace.

  • Virginia natives Hicks, Verlander are reunited

    Goochland High School in Virginia has an enrollment of fewer than 1,000 students. Its baseball program has put two players into the Major Leagues. They both wear a Detroit Tigers uniform.

  • Verlander provides another true ace effort

    The Tigers have withstood injuries and stayed in contention with three young pitchers in their rotation. Friday was a reminder why their chances still rely on the veteran ace.

  • J-Up (two 3-run HRs), Tigers thump Red Sox

    Justin Upton, denied a potential game-tying home run by Comerica Park's deep center field Saturday night, put a pair of three-run homers into the left-field seats Sunday afternoon, powering the Tigers to a four-game series split against the Red Sox with a 10-5 win.

  • Pass it on: Verlander mentoring Fulmer

    Justin Verlander has been where Michael Fulmer is now. A decade ago, Verlander was the rookie sensation in the Tigers' rotation, delivering like an ace every five games and pitching Detroit into contention. He was the youngster pitching beyond his previous innings level, trying to maintain not only his rotation spot but the quality pitching that got him there.

  • Verlander's gem provides silver lining to tough series

    Justin Verlander is as awesome as ever. If there were any positives for the Tigers to take away from a tough 3-1 loss to the Mariners on Wednesday night, that was the major one.

  • Verlander limits hits, but gets hurt by homers

    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander has given up three homers in a game seven times in his career. None of the other six were quite like Tuesday night's 6-1 loss to the Royals.

  • JV's squad schools Syndergaard, Mets

    The battle of young and old strikeout pitchers at Comerica Park went to the old guard on Friday night. Justin Verlander outpitched Noah Syndergaard with six innings of one-run ball and nine strikeouts, earning the Tigers their ninth win in 10 games with a 4-3 victory over the Mets.

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